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Government facilitates denominational control over 16 to 19 faith academies

October 8, 2021
Government facilitates denominational control over 16 to 19 faith academies

The Accord Coalition has criticised the UK Government for placating divisive faith school sponsors whilst ignoring the needs of England’s increasingly religiously diverse society.

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Potential of Religious Education still valued despite subject’s neglect

September 16, 2021
Potential of Religious Education still valued despite subject’s neglect

New opinion poll findings released today have found that Religious Education continues to be perceived as an important part of the school curriculum in the UK's religiously diverse society.

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Peers support end of compulsory worship at non-faith schools

September 13, 2021
Peers support end of compulsory worship at non-faith schools

A Private Members Bill seeking to replace the laws demanding daily worship in community schools, with instead a requirement for religiously inclusive assemblies, has passed its House of Lords second reading.

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Accord urges fundamental rebalancing between the rights of religious organisations and children in their care

September 2, 2021
Accord urges fundamental rebalancing between the rights of religious organisations and children in their care

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has today published damning findings of its investigation into the child protection practices and procedures of religious institutions in England and Wales.

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Northern Irish public want end to religiously divided school system

August 17, 2021
Northern Irish public want end to religiously divided school system

An overwhelming majority of the Northern Irish public support having a religiously integrated school system newly published survey findings reveal.

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